Global Forest Partners LP - proposed acquisition of Resource Management Service LLC's Tasmanian Hardwood plantations

Acquirer(s)

  • Global Forest Partners LP

Target(s)

  • Resource Management Service LLC's Tasmanian Hardwood plantations

Summary

Proposed acquisition of Resource Management Service LLC's Tasmanian Hardwood plantations and an interest in the Plantation Export Group by Global Forest Partners LP managed timber investment fund.

 

 

Market inquiries

The ACCC has published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns in relation to the proposed acquisition. For more details, please refer to the Statement of Issues below.

The ACCC invites submissions on its Statement of Issues by 10 October 2019. Submissions may be emailed (preferably in PDF) to mergers@accc.gov.au with the title "Submission re: New Forests/GFP - RMS SOI - attention Nigel Vise/Amelia Richardson-Dear". Alternatively, submissions may be mailed to Merger Investigations Branch, ACCC, GPO Box 3131, CANBERRA ACT 2601.

Following 10 October 2019, queries regarding the ACCC's review may be addressed to Nigel Vise or Amelia Richardson-Dear at mergers@accc.gov.au.

Market inquiries

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Statement of issues

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Timeline

DateEvent
05/09/2019ACCC commenced informal review under the Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines.
12/09/2019Closing date for submissions.
26/09/2019ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.
10/10/2019Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.
05/12/2019Proposed date for announcement of ACCC’s decision.

Project staff

  • Amelia Richardson-Dear
  • Nigel Vise

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